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is like he is hustling. he is working. he is -- he's giving talks not because he likes his big voice because that's what feeds himself and the movement and i think there is no doubt we have to simultaneously recognize that we are, even when you're the black elite, you are working fricking class because you are not he -- i mean, my people, when they died there would be nothing, right? so you're not intragenerationally wealthy like your peers but you have a house but you have a mortgage on that sucker, right? on the other hand we are structurally positioned different than others but at the same time need to continue to engage in a economic critique that fit with our political gender, social one but it can be difficult so i appreciate the comment in part because it just reminds us of precisely the work that malcolm and manning did. [applause] >> one of the things that points to -- so we now really study and are able to get a certain cachet to studying racial inequality, right? if you go to hopkins and look at their history syllabus. i don't have anything on labor history. if you're goin
] dan charnas is here and he is the author of "the big payback," the history of the business of hip-hop. he is a journalist, screenwriter, record producer and teacher, one of the first writers for the source and part of the generation of young writers who helped create hip-hop journalism. give him a hand. [applause] and lastly mark johnson is here. he is the author of "basketball slave," the andy johnson harlem globetrotters mba story and that is quite a a title msa. mark johnson is the youngest son of andy johnson, a respected business professional and advocate for young people. he is a native of philadelphia and graduate of the university of new york at old westbury. "basketball slave" is filled with extraordinary tales about the story you never heard about the harlem globetrotters. he is going to tell us from the perspective of his father. give him a hand. [applause] okay let's start with dr. carla peterson. it has been said that your book, "black gotham," challenges many of the so-called truths about african-american history. expand on that. >> okay, so i wrote my book for the g
. maybe this is, maybe it's not, but the big issue is malcolm think someone can sit down and shut at. i.t. is becoming more of a gender democrat, but the part of that is one also has to have ethical and personal liking for women, that it can't be just an exclusively political. but to me, the sexual and erotic is standing in for the political and theological. i've got to say, i found -- i mean, i couldn't agree more about this issue of separating malcolm little from malcolm x dement themed attorney at malcolm x been one that's not just about race, but also about gender. i find precisely what you describe, melissa, as this place in which there is a kind of focus on men and the ideas of men to the exclusion to be like ho-hum in the sense that that is the space in which most powers exercised in the united states and i daresay many places, but that is exactly the character of the year that's what it looks like, that's what it feels like and whether it's the nation of islam, whether it's the democratic party for the republican party or any other very powerful organization, political science d
important for me also, got my big rake in living color and the thing that was significant about the show that there was a black producer on the show that ran the show. that was very important man it really inspired me. up is very significant that. ernie: and myself were in those meetings to pitch that show together. it is nowhere network comedy and it is a sad situation. >> we are going to move to a slightly different topic now. >> too much crack so we have to go on. a few years back, and this is, i'm going to see who is going to respond to this. is going to be interesting. a few years back we heard a lot of discussion about the word -- and in fact one former mayor and i'm not going to name this mayor, even decided to bury the word at a public funeral. and of course, some communities of reserved reserve the exclusive privilege of using it. so, first, where do each of you stand on this word? >> i absolutely am against it. in my life, in the communication. it is a lazy crutch to lean on and the person that uses it is actually expressing their own demonization of themselves and trying to pe
it's not a big issue is that he just thinks we can sit down and shut up and then malcolm turns into a person who has he is becoming more of a racial gender democrat, but the part of that is what also has to have ethical and personal likings that it can't beat justin exclusively political but to me it's like the sexual and erotic is in part standing in for the political and theological. [applause] >> i've got to say that i found this -- i couldn't agree more about this issue of the kind of separating malcolm little from malcolm x and then seeing the journey not just about race but also about gender. >> i find precisely what you describe as this place in which there is a kind of focus on men and the idea and who they are to the exclusion of women in what a sense that that is the space in which most power is exercised in the united states and i daresay in other places that that is exactly the character of it that's what it looks like, that's what feels like and whether it is the nation of islam, whether it's the democratic party or the republican party or any other be very powerfu
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